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same formula two diff results?
09-08-2021, 06:42 PM
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RE: same formula two diff results?
(09-08-2021 02:42 AM)OneRanger Wrote:  In the attached image, you see the same formula twice differing only by putting ()'s around the negative number to which the exponent is applied. Is there something I should know here? I can see how this could really bite someone in the backside.

I believe this is because the Power operation has a higher precedence than the Negation operation. See the Prime's Algebraic precedence in the following post.

https://www.hpmuseum.org/forum/thread-17...#pid151645
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same formula two diff results? - OneRanger - 09-08-2021, 02:42 AM
RE: same formula two diff results? - Steve Simpkin - 09-08-2021 06:42 PM



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